“An ounce of prevention
is worth a pound
The ACE study proves all child abuse is a matter of life and death. 1500 children die directly from abuse every year. Thousands more die from its consequences; suicide, violence and physical illness.
Preventing trauma is possible. Evidence based program investments and legislative changes protect children and save taxpayers money. See below.
New York’s Maternal Home Visiting Programs protect children from Adverse Childhood Experiences like abuse and neglect. Why do we invest so little in them?
Why are custody courts such a mess? What constitutional issues do they raise? Who’s to blame when courts fails to protect the best interests of children?
Many survivors open up about their abuse only to find that family reactions are just as painful, if not more so, than the original trauma.
If we’re not supposed to yell, and spanking is no longer an acceptable discipline method, then what are we supposed to do?
The Southern Baptist Church is no exception to being vulnerable to sex-offenders. They are not properly protecting the safety of a child.
Mothers are sounding alarm about NY domestic violence laws. Far too often violent batterers are awarded child custody with potential deadly consequences.
The Safe Child Act HB 3121 will protect children in Texas through prioritising the health and safety of children in Texas’ custody courts.
Kathy Picard was pleased when her step father started showing her some special attention; until that attention became twisted and threatening.
Custody Court Crisis: Texas to put children’s safety and health first. Texas becomes the fifth state to introduce the Safe Child Act into legislation.
New York’s Child Victims Act allows previously lapsed claims to be filed in court, the next issue for victims and survivors is how to access justice.
It’s difficult to recover from ACEs, but it can done. This blog gives eight useful tips to recover from ACEs allowing people to go through life with ease.
Offenders are not men in a trench coats. We are members of your family. We are people you know and trust. We are people who have access to your child.